Armed robbery at travel shop

Police are investigating an armed robbery at the First Choice Travel Shop in Tonbridge High Street at 9.12 this morning.

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Man in red wig and glasses threatens shop staff

The man is described as being in his 50s, of athletic build, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and was wearing a grey or white hoodie, black jeans, a dark coloured puffer jacket and gloves. He spoke with a local accent.

Four members of staff and the same number of customers were in the shop at the time of the incident.

The man escaped with a quantity of cash a few minutes later and was seen running towards a supermarket via Angel Walk and Angel Lane. Police believe he may have had a getaway car waiting for him.

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